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Minnesota 1st Heavy Artillery (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on November 1st, 1864. Regiment mustered out of service on September 27th, 1865.

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company L
  • Company M
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • Anderson, Benjamin Cushing (Quatermaster Sergeant, July 1865 - September 1865)
  • Baker, Ozias B. (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Baxter, Luther L (Captain/Major, April 1862 - April 1862; Major, April 1862 - October 1862; Major, November 1864 - November 1864)
  • Baxter, Luther L. (Major, November 1864 - February 1865; Lieutenant Colonel/Major, February 1865 - September 1865)
  • Bolden, George J (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, February 1865 - September 1865)
  • Colvill, Wm. (^Colonel, ? - April 1861; Captain, April 1861 - August 1862; Major, August 1862 - September 1862)
  • Donaldson, Robert A. (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, July 1865 - September 1865)
  • Eddy, Orlando (^Major, ? - January 1862; Captain, January 1862 - 1865; Major/Captain, April 1865 - September 1865)
  • Geiser, Samuel J (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Jackson, Caleb B. (Comm Sergeant/Commissary Sergeant, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Lewis, John H (Chief Musician, August 1865 - September 1865)
  • Mathews, William H (L M Sergeant, February 1865 - May 1865; Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, May 1865 - September 1865)
  • Mead, Milo H (Assistant Surgeon, February 1865 - July 1865)
  • Misner, David (Captain/Major, February 1864 - April 1865)
  • Needham, Charles (Second Lieutenant, February 1865 - September 1865; First Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Powers, George (Hospital Steward, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Rhodes, James C (Second Assistant Surgeon, ? - August 1862; Assistant Surgeon/Second Assistant Surgeon, February 1865 - July 1865)
  • Robinson, Clark (Comm Sergeant/Sergeant, November 1864 - ?)
  • Stanton, John (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, March 1865 - September 1865)
  • Stees, Clinton G (Surgeon, ? - October 1864; Assistant Surgeon, October 1864 - April 1865)